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Boyertown Grizzlies qualify for state Jr. Legion baseball tournament

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Pottstown Roller Derby hosts doubleheader: the NYC Dow Jones Average vs Penn Jersey Hooligans, Pottstown Roller Derby Rockstars vs State College Area Roller Derby

The 422 Sports Complex hosted a roller derby doubleheader on Saturday, June 7. ...

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  • Swimming

    Fleetwood swim team defeats Maple Springs

    The Fleetwood swim team improved to 3-1 on the season after defeating Maple Springs on July 13, 249-188. Top finishers for Fleetwood were:

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  • Baseball

    Many positives in the Hamburg Reds’ season

    With a victory already under their belts, the Hamburg Sr. American Legion Reds were poised to go far in the Schuylkill/Berks League earlier this month. But their dreams of a league championship faded away when they lost their next two games to be eliminated from the tournament.

    Ric Webb
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  • Swimming

    Crestwood swimmers defeat Womelsdorf

    The Crestwood swim team defeated Womelsdorf on July 16, 232-186. Below are the top finishers for the Crestwood team.

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  • Basketball

    Boyertown Lady Ballers win the Stellar Basketball Tournament

    The Boyertown Lady Ballers, a high School varsity summer basketball team, played in the annual Stellar Basketball Tournament held at Cedar Beach Park in Allentown.

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  • Baseball

    Lee Mecherly retires from coaching after 37 years with the Bear-Cubs

    For 37 years, Lee Mecherly coached the Boyertown Bear Cubs Junior Legion team. He won numerous league titles, regional and state titles. Mecherly stepped down as the coach in November of 2013, but still spends numerous hours working on the field which bears his name, making sure that it’s one of the best fields, if not the best field, in Berks County.

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  • Baseball

    Boyertown Legion Bears fall short of Berks League title

    It was an interesting Berks County playoff tournament. It featured weather delays and postponements, exciting contests (including an upset), and, of course, some controversy. In the end, however, the Boyertown Bears came up just short in their bid for yet another Berks County Championship.

    By Rob Zambaninni For 21st Century Media |

  • Automobile racing

    Tim Buckwalter back in the winner’s circle at Grandview Speedway

    Tim Buckwalter, an ARDC midget racing standout has won several midget features at Grandview Speedway, but he had never won a 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series 358 Modified feature until Saturday night in the activities sponsored by Hatfield Quality Meats and televised by RCN-TV 4. Point leader Randy Stoudt topped the field in the 25-lap BRC Late Model feature race while Jared Umbenhauer continued his record setting pace winning the 25-lap Sportsman feature race for his ninth win of...

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  • Automobile racing

    Area racing round-up

    Lincoln Speedway (Outlaws) Daryn Pittman led all 35 laps, but it was Brian Montieth who was the show July 17 at the Lincoln Speedway. Pittman started on the pole and bested Outlaw “King” Steve Kinser into turn one as the field trailed with Brian Montieth way back in 15th lap after lap Montieth picked off the Outlaws before passing Joey Saldana for second on lap 23, and then set his sites on Pittman. On lap 26 Montieth got under Pittman to take a brief lead,however Pittman was able to...

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  • Swimming

    Fleetwood swimmers defeat Wyomissing

    The Fleetwood swim team improved to 2-1 in the Berks County Swimming Association after defeating Wyomissing on July 7, 272-187. Below are the top finishers for Fleetwood in the meet.

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  • Swimming

    Amity A.C. defeated by Topton swimmers

    The Amity A.C. swim team fell to 1-2 on the season after losing to Topton on July 7, 235-225. Below are Amity’s top swimmers from the meet.

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